RCRG - Blog


  • Always Learning, Always Growing

    Mina Pavlovic kicks off this year's Leadership Richmond - Youth Now blog series, reflecting on her experience serving as a board member with the Richmond Addiction Services Society.

    Posted March 04, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Seafair's No. 1 eLves Deliver Holiday Cheer

    Applications are now open for the 2021 Neighbourhood Small Grants program, giving Richmond residents a chance to carry out their own community projects. If you need a little inspiration, look no further than Seafair's No. 1 eLves.

    Posted February 25, 2021 fb2f3f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Are You a Caregiver?

    People often take on the responsibilities of a caregiver before seeing themselves as one. Identifying with the role is important, however, because it's the first step to receiving support.

    Posted February 18, 2021 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Volunteers Are Stars Goes Virtual

    In the past year, when the world stopped, volunteers stepped up like never before. Help celebrate their contributions by submitting a nomination for the Volunteers Are Stars Awards.

    Posted February 11, 2021 7c633d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Letting Students Forge Their Own Path

    Through its diverse scholarship program, the Richmond Community Foundation empowers students to pursue their educational goals, wherever they may lead.

    Posted February 04, 2021 186c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Celebrate a New Year with New Volunteer Role

    Since the pandemic began, we've filled nearly 4,500 grocery orders for Richmond seniors. Help us keep this important service running by volunteering as a Shopping Assistant or Delivery Driver.

    Posted January 28, 2021 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A Year to Forget, A Holiday Season to Remember

    In 2020, during a global pandemic, the community came together to brighten the holidays for nearly 3,000 of our neighbours in need. It was an inspiring example of Richmond's giving spirit.

    Posted January 21, 2021 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Holiday Heroes

    Richmond Christmas Fund volunteers have always been awesome. This year, though, they can rightfully be called heroes.

    Posted November 16, 2020 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Learning Objectives

    Timothy Lai just completed his co-op term at RCRG. It's a summer he won't soon forget.

    Posted September 21, 2020 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Change of Plans

    What happens when your community leadership program is interrupted by a global pandemic? This year's Youth Now participants found a way to adapt.

    Posted August 20, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • An Unforgettable Experience

    Youth Now participant Hailey Wang reflects on how the pandemic helped create a closer bond among this year's youth leaders.

    Posted July 08, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Building Community Behind the Scenes

    A first-year student at UBC's Sauder School of Business, Anthony Dy Ning explains how his experience in the Youth Now program has given him a new perspective on community.

    Posted March 24, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A Different Approach

    Vivien Wong, a Registered Nurse, describes how her experience in our Youth Now program has made her a more thoughtful, empathetic co-worker.

    Posted March 11, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A Community Leader Takes the Next Step

    For Rachel Ling, participating in the Leadership Richmond - Youth Now program has been a learning experience, and a stepping stone towards greater community involvement.

    Posted March 05, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • On The Road Again

    RCRG has a new ride, thanks to the Rotary Club of Steveston. Find out how a generous donation helped us get back on the road again.

    Posted February 26, 2020 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|7c633d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Building a Library

    Checking in with our Child Care Resource & Referral Centre as it prepares to open the new Richmond Early Years Library.

    Posted February 20, 2020 fa2f3f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Once In a Lifetime

    It's been a decade since the 2010 Winter Olympics, and our memories remain as fond as ever.

    Posted February 13, 2020 7c633d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • On Blizzards, Real and Metaphorical

    Jackson Kemmis, who's participating in this year's Youth Now program, compares it to a blizzard, in a good way.

    Posted February 06, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Out of the Ordinary

    More than making holiday wishes come true, Christmas Fund volunteers give meaning to the word "community."

    Posted January 28, 2020 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Community Up Close

    Shawn Badesha, an RCRG board member and participant in our 2019-20 Youth Now program, discusses his growing appreciation for the Richmond community.

    Posted January 20, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad